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Piet de Jong

1915 - 2016

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Petrus Jozef Sietse "Piet" de Jong (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈpeːtrɵs ˈjoːzəf ˈsitsə ˈpit də ˈjɔŋ]; 3 April 1915 – 27 July 2016) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and naval officer who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 5 April 1967 to 6 July 1971.De Jong applied at the Royal Naval College in Den Helder and graduated as an Ensign in the Navy and joined the Submarine Service. During World War II he served on the submarine HNLMS O 24 as First Officer and later as Commanding officer and saw action in both the Battle of the Atlantic and the Pacific War. After the War De Jong served as a staff officer and commanded a frigate and destroyer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piet de Jong has received more than 167,872 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Piet de Jong is the 8,501st most popular politician (down from 7,568th in 2019), the 351st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 311th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Dutch Politician.

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Among politicians, Piet de Jong ranks 8,501 out of 15,577Before him are Ii Naosuke, Alpaida, Sabinianus, Micheon of Goguryeo, Manea Mănescu, and Gerhard Klopfer. After him are Nikol Pashinyan, Hunald I, Miklós Németh, Sighere of Essex, Rauf Orbay, and Ferdinand von Bredow.

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Among people born in 1915, Piet de Jong ranks 92Before him are Carmen Herrera, Gretl Braun, Nguyễn Văn Linh, John Vorster, Richard Hamming, and Lorne Greene. After him are Tapio Wirkkala, Horst Sindermann, Henry Taube, Ibolya Csák, Albert Ghiorso, and Artur London. Among people deceased in 2016, Piet de Jong ranks 149Before him are Anker Jørgensen, Rick Parfitt, Victor Stănculescu, Jacques Hamel, Paul Elvstrøm, and Silvana Pampanini. After him are Chus Lampreave, Trifon Ivanov, Péter Esterházy, Rudi Altig, Götz George, and Arnold Palmer.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Piet de Jong ranks 351 out of 1,427Before him are Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau (1968), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (1983), John de Mol Jr. (1955), Frits Philips (1905), Princess Marie of the Netherlands (1841), and Aldo van Eyck (1918). After him are Lou Ottens (1926), Jacob Cats (1577), Titus Brandsma (1881), Aert van der Neer (1603), Jacob Moleschott (1822), and Sharon den Adel (1974).

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